ERIC Number: EJ394565
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Historical Trends in Intergenerational Contacts.
Stearns, Peter N.
Journal of Children in Contemporary Society, v20 n3-4 p21-32 1989
Relationships between old and young have been problematic throughout much of the history of Western civilization. Although intergenerational conflict has accelerated in the twentieth century, pre-industrial and industrial periods in Western societies saw numerous family, economic, and property tensions between generations. Contemporary conditions may allow a new intergenerational balance. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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